RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts

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With a wide variety of rare and remarkable material, January’s RR Auction Fine Autograph and Artifact sale features letters by George Washington, John Adams, and Charles Darwin, signed photos of Bruce Lee, Sharon Tate, and Vivien Leigh, and a comprehensive Declaration of Independence section boasting a near-complete set of signers. RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted auction house specializing in historical autographs and artifacts. Join us as we make history selling history in January 2017.
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
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Jim Irwin363 - Jim Irwin
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Three items: a color 5.5 x 3.5 postcard depicting the launch of Apollo 15, signed on the reverse in black ink, “Jim Irwin, Apollo 15,” adding a small
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jim Irwin364 - Jim Irwin
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ALS, one page, 8.5 x 11, High Flight Foundation letterhead, February 28, 1978. Letter to Ronald, in full: “You do have an impressive collection of spa
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jim Irwin365 - Jim Irwin
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TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, High Flight Foundation letterhead, December 8, 1978. Letter to Rick Boos, in part: “All people are looking for something or s
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Jim Irwin366 - Jim Irwin
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Official glossy 8 x 10 NASA photo of Irwin, neatly signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “Ron, My Very Best Wishes, Jim Irwin, Apollo 15,” adding a
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jack Lousma367 - Jack Lousma
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ALS signed “Jack Lousma, Major USMC, NASA Astronaut,” three pages, 8 x 10.5, NASA letterhead, no date. Letter to Jack, in part: “The full value of lun
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James Lovell368 - James Lovell
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Vivid color semi-glossy 7.5 x 9.5 photo of a Saturn rocket at sunset, signed in silver ink, “James Lovell, Apollo 8.” Double-matted and framed with an
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Robert McCall and Paul Calle369 - Robert McCall and Paul Calle
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Twelve items: an official color 11 x 8.5 NASA lithograph of a Robert McCall painting entitled ‘Accepting the Challenge of Flight: NASA Dryden Flight R
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jim McDivitt370 - Jim McDivitt
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Two photos: a glossy 10 x 8 photo of Jim McDivitt and Ed White posing with President Johnson at a Gemini 4 ceremony, signed in the lower border in gre
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Mercury Astronauts371 - Mercury Astronauts
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Collection of four Project Mercury FDCs, each signed in ink by a Mercury astronaut, including: Alan Shepard, John Glenn (2), and Deke Slayton. In over
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Edgar Mitchell372 - Edgar Mitchell
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Two official red-numbered NASA photos: a color semi-glossy 10.25 x 8 photo of the Suprathermal Ion Detector Experiment (SIDE) on the lunar surface, si
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Edgar Mitchell373 - Edgar Mitchell
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Vintage official color semi-glossy 10 x 8 red-numbered NASA aerial photo of the lunar terrain, signed in black felt tip by Mitchell. In fine condition
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Edgar Mitchell374 - Edgar Mitchell
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Two items: an official semi-glossy 10 x 8 photo of a core tube stuck into the lunar terrain, signed in black felt tip, “Edgar Mitchell”; and an uncomm
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Edgar Mitchell375 - Edgar Mitchell
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Early ALS signed “Edgar D. Mitchell, Cdr. USN,” one page, 6.25 x 9.5, April 16, 1966. Letter to George McCullough, in full: “Thank you very much for y
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Edgar Mitchell376 - Edgar Mitchell
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Satin-finish 7.5 x 9.55 full-length photo of Lunar Module Pilot Mitchell referring to a map on the lunar surface, signed in black felt tip, “Edgar Mit
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Wally Schirra and Walt Cunningham377 - Wally Schirra and Walt Cunningham
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Color glossy 8 x 10 photo of the Apollo 7 launch, signed in black felt tip, “Wally Schirra, Apollo 7,” and in blue felt tip, “Walt Cunningham, 11 Oct
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Wally Schirra and Walt Cunningham378 - Wally Schirra and Walt Cunningham
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Two photos: an official color semi-glossy 10 x 8 red-numbered NASA photo of Hurricane Gladys from the viewpoint of the Apollo 7 spacecraft, signed in
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Wally Schirra and Walt Cunningham379 - Wally Schirra and Walt Cunningham
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Three photos: a color satin-finish 8 x 10 photo of Schirra staring out a window of the Apollo 7 module, signed in the lower border in black felt tip,
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Dave Scott381 - Dave Scott
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Satin-finish 9.5 x 7.25 full-length photo of Commander Scott using a film camera on the lunar surface, signed in black ink, “Dave Scott, CDR, Apollo 1
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Alan Shepard382 - Alan Shepard
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Fantastic official color glossy 8 x 10 red-numbered NASA photo comparing the sizes of the Saturn V and Mercury-Redstone rockets, signed in black felt
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SpaceShipOne383 - SpaceShipOne
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Color glossy 10 x 8 photo of the SpaceShipOne pilots, signed in black felt tip by Doug Shane, Mike Melvill, Peter Siebold, and Brian Binnie. In fine c
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Tom Stafford384 - Tom Stafford
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Three official glossy NASA photos of Gemini 6 astronaut Tom Stafford, ranging in size from 8 x 10.25 to 10 x 8, each signed in blue or black felt tip
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STS-60385 - STS-60
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Flown 5.75 x 4.25 American flag and embroidered STS–60 patch, measuring 4? in diameter, carried on board the Space Shuttle Discovery during the STS–60
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STS-91386 - STS-91
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Flown flag bearing the Shuttle–Mir Program insignia carried aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery during the STS-91 mission, 6 x 4.25, affixed to an 11 x
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Wernher von Braun387 - Wernher von Braun
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TLS, one page, 8 x 10.5, Army Ballistic Missile Agency letterhead, September 30, 1959. Letter to Dr. Fritz W. Mueller, in full: “I am in receipt of a
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Wernher von Braun388 - Wernher von Braun
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Glossy 8 x 10 photo of von Braun wearing his name tag and posing in front of a massive Saturn rocket, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “To Roge
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Paul Weitz389 - Paul Weitz
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Flown two-sided checklist page carried on board STS-6, 8.5 x 10, dated September 1, 1982, signed and flight-certified on one side in blue ballpoint, “
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Artists390 - Artists
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Ten postcards featuring various artworks, 4.5 x 6 to 6 x 4.25, each signed in ink or felt tip by the associated artist, including: Jasper Johns, Jacob
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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George Catlin391 - George Catlin
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American artist, author, and traveler (1796–1872) best known for his Indian Gallery, a monumental collection of paintings documenting the quickly vani
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Howard Chandler Christy392 - Howard Chandler Christy
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ALS, one page, 8 x 10, personal letterhead, September 17, 1938. Letter to Elbert Hubbard II about his father Elbert Hubbard, the founder of the Roycro
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Salvador Dali393 - Salvador Dali
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Signed book: Dali de Draeger. First edition, limited issue of 1500. France: Draeger, 1968. Hardcover with dust jacket, 11.5 x 12. Impressively signed
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Joan Miro and Andre Breton394 - Joan Miro and Andre Breton
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Cover insert from the limited edition 1959 lithograph set of ‘Constellations of Miro’ by Andre Breton, two pages on two adjoining sheets, 14.25 x 17.2
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Salvador Dali395 - Salvador Dali
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Color postcard featuring Dali’s 1935 oil painting Portrait of Gala, 4.25 x 6, signed in black ink, “Dali.” In fine condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Alphonse Mucha396 - Alphonse Mucha
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Influential Czech artist (1860–1939) best remembered for his stylized Art Nouveau depictions of beautiful women. Vintage glossy 3.5 x 5.5 postcard pho
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Georgia O’Keeffe397 - Georgia O’Keeffe
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Signed catalog: An Exhibition of the Work of the Artist from 1915 to 1966. NY: Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1966. Softcover, 8.5 x 10.5, 30 page
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Pablo Picasso398 - Pablo Picasso
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Uncommon pairing of circa 1962 postcards: a 6 x 4 postcard of one of Picasso’s artworks portraying a man on horseback with a spear pointed at a bull,
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Raphael Soyer399 - Raphael Soyer
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Signed book: Raphael Soyer: Drawings and Watercolors. First edition. NY: Crown Publishers, 1968. Hardcover with dust jacket, 8.75 x 11.25, 124 pages.
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Pablo Picasso400 - Pablo Picasso
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Two Czechoslovakian postage stamps affixed to an off-white 3.75 x 2.5 card, signed in blue artist’s pencil, “Picasso.” In fine condition.
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Andy Warhol401 - Andy Warhol
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The Science magazine from November 1978, showing Andy Warhol’s iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe, 8.25 x 11, thirty-four pages, vertically signed on t
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Cartoonists402 - Cartoonists
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Fantastic grouping of ten items signed by many of history’s greatest cartoonists, consisting mostly of 5 x 3 cards, with seven inscribed and five bear
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Cinderella403 - Cinderella
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Original hand-painted artwork for the 1999 Cinderella book published by Little Golden Books, gouache on artist’s paper, the image measuring 16.5 x 8.5
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Roy O. Disney404 - Roy O. Disney
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TLS signed “Roy O. Disney,” two pages, 8.5 x 11, nicely illustrated Mickey Mouse letterhead, December 10, 1931. Letter to Charles Lang, in part: “Your
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Walt Disney405 - Walt Disney
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Signed book: Ivanhoe. Member edition. San Francisco: Bohemian Club, 1936. Hardcover, 5.25 x 8, 107 pages. Signed on the reverse of the first free end
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Walt Disney406 - Walt Disney
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Signed book: The Story of Walt Disney. First edition. NY: Henry Holt and Company, 1957. Hardcover with price-clipped dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.5, 247 page
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Bob Kane407 - Bob Kane
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Original felt tip sketch of Batman on a beige 4.75 x 4 sheet, signed in the right side, “‘Bats’ wishes, Bob Kane, 76.” In fine condition, with a light
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Walter Lantz408 - Walter Lantz
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Collection of seven Walter Lantz Productions checks, dated from 1971 to 1984, each signed by Lantz. In overall fine condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Virgil Ross409 - Virgil Ross
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Original graphite and colored pencil sketch of an agitated Bugs Bunny wearing glasses and a comfortable robe, accomplished by Ross on a white 12.5 x 1
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Charles Schulz410 - Charles Schulz
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Signed book: Love Is Walking Hand in Hand. San Francisco, California: Determined Productions, 1965. Hardcover, 5.5 x 5.75, 60 pages. Signed and inscri
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Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Lord Byron411 - Lord Byron
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Sought-after ink signature, “Byron,” on an off-white 1.5 x .5 slip with clipped corners and affixed to a slightly larger mount. In fine condition. Acc
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Charles Dickens412 - Charles Dickens
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Desirable ink signature, “Charles Dickens,” on an off-white 2.75 x .5 slip affixed to a same-size mount. In very good to fine condition, with light ov
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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T. S. Eliot413 - T. S. Eliot
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Excellent archive of six letters to Abigail Eliot Smith, most signed “Tom.” Consisting of one ALS, four TLSs, and a Christmas card, dated from 1936–19
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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